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Our eye doctor aims not only to correct any vision problems you may have but to help prevent future ones from arising. From yearly eye exams to dry eye treatment, our full range of services will cover all your eye care needs. Dr. Fred Shanks tailors his approach to each individual patient in order to offer you the best vision care and solution possible.

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Meet The Eye Doctor At Shanks Family Eye Care

Our eye doctor takes the time to explain the results of your eye exam, describe your options and listen to your eye care needs. Because maintaining good eye health is an ongoing partnership, we encourage you to ask questions and share your health information, which could be vital to monitoring, diagnosing, and treating potential vision problems.

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Dr. Fred Shanks OD

Dr. Fred Shanks OD

Dr. Shanks, a native of Middle Tennessee, graduated from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis. He has extensive experience in family eye care seeing patients of all ages. Dr. Shanks’ specialty is providing a warm patient-caring practice. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and is active in his church, Providence Baptist Fellowship. As a Gideon, Dr. Shanks has taken an annual mission trip to inner city New York to distribute Bibles since 2005. Dr. Shanks is very proud of his five grandchildren Emily, Katie, Mason, Jackson, and Owen.


Shanks Family Eye Care in Nashville

Shanks Family Eye Care provides innovative eye care services to patients from in and around Nashville. We offer comprehensive eye health assessments, ocular disease diagnosis and treatment, contact lens evaluation and fitting, and prescriptions.

The team at Shanks Family Eye Care aims to provide the best possible solution for the patient's eye health and vision needs. By utilizing the latest technologies and evidence-based treatments, we can ensure that each patient maintains optimal eye health.

We welcome new patients and accept most major forms of insurance.